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blair's rise to power was the fact he was able to get the all-powerful rupert murdoch media machine behind him in the late '90s. rupert murdoch was just as right wing then as he is now. but his right-wing tabloid "the sun," which is as dominant in british tabloid media as fox news is anywhere cable news, tony blair convinced the conservative rupert murdoch to have the conservative "sun" tabloid get behind the blair candidacy. this right-wing paper, "the sun," endorsed the labour party and tony blair. so after nearly two decades of the labour party in exile, tony blair got rupert murdoch's backing. that helped him get elected prime minister. labour got to be in charge of briblt for the next decade. george w. bush got a new poodle. and we all got the iraq war. whatever you think of what tony blair did with his time in power, his rise to power was skilled, very skilled. and that skill was manifest in part with his triumph in the murdoch primary. josh marshall at the website talking points memos has been writing about this. he wrote about it this past summer and again today. the idea of
. but the reality is, this is certainly not the only high-profile divorce. i mean remember rupert murdoch and $1.7 billion? michael jordan was about $150 million. tiger, around $100 million. but in this case, i think well deserved for somebody who has had a lot of difficulty and the judge said, she should live in the manner to which she has become accustomed. >> well, she will be able to keep up with 1 $54 million. >> just the clubs alone, belonging to clubs in hong kong and london, she got about $6 million just for that. >> you got stay with the clubs. >> and the $6 million yacht. >> you got to have the yacht. >> then the millions for the daughter. >> all right, nadia bilchik with our "morning passport." thank you, as always. >>> it is horrible waking up. trs har it is hard. >> we go from hundreds of millions of dollars from a settlement to people looking for jobs still right now. nearly 2 million americans could actually lose their unemployment benefits. january. families are struggling. congress still trying to decide its next step. stay with me.ic eeping ] [ male announcer ] still getting da
show "top gear." clarkson's good buddies with rebekah brooks, the woman in charge of rupert murdoch's news international and arrested this summer in connection with the company's phone hacking scandal. today clarkson kicked it into low gear when he launched a verbal tirade at the 2 million public sector workers who were currently striking in the united kingdom. >> i'd have them all shot. i would take them outside and execute them in front of their families. i mean, how dare they go on strike when they have pensioned that are going to be guaranteed while the rest of us have to work for a living. >> really? jeremy clarkson thinks working for a living means riding around in expensive cars and crashing them when he's done? he should try cleaning the streets, educating the children or caring for somebody who's sick. that's what real work is. but his talk about guilt-edged pensions sounds pretty familiar. the reason the brits are out in the streets is no different from why people are in the streets in this country. the british government wants them to work longer and for less pay and, of
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